Musings in the life of an internist, cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
When Patients Make Their Own Diagnosis
"Doctor, I've been taking my vitals signs and they've been very stable, but recently I've noted I just have no "get-up-and-go." I feel short of breath climbing stairs now. Any idea what might be going on? Here's what I've recorded:"
The patient's self-recorded vital signs (Click to enlarge)
So, what's the diagnosis? (Hint: remember who the patient came to see...)